HVAC Solutions Engineer

Employer
ICAST (International Center for Appropriate & Sustainable Technology)
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Ref
142005565
Hours
Full Time
Who we are:ICAST (International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that delivers green upgrades to multifamily affordable housing (MFAH) properties to fight the affordable housing, climate change, and social equity crises. We motivate people to act, leading to results that foster local economic development, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility in under-served communities. By 2025, we aim to serve 100,000 LMI households annually, reduce their utility costs by $270 Million and Carbon emission by 1.5 million tons, create 2,000 sustainable jobs and invest over $100 Million in local communities.ICAST may be a fit for you if:You consider yourself a go-getter and innovator. Strive to always be efficient and productive. Are dedicated to saving the planet and helping others less fortunate than you. We are looking for the smartest, entrepreneurial, and committed new team members who wish to make a difference.Overview: This position supports current efforts to provide customers with solutions for achieving energy savings through the installation of high-efficiency HVAC systems, specifically Heat Pump technology-based systems, Energy Recovery Ventilations (ERVs), high-efficiency furnaces, boilers, and chillers. You will help with HVAC solution development, installation, and maintenance for multifamily apartment buildings. Knowledge and experience in partnering with HVAC contractors/manufacturers to develop new HVAC solutions or find solutions to upgrade existing HVAC systems to high-efficiency and prepare estimates for these projects. Keep up with the latest technology innovations and assist staff with technical projects. May need to travel up to 20%.RequirementsMust Have Qualifications:Expertise in designing high efficiency HVAC system solutionsCommunication skills in connecting with HVAC contractors/manufacturers and clientsMicrosoft Suite proficient, especially ExcelThis position might be a fit if you are:Innovative & Flexible Able to work independently as well as part of a team Passionate about environmental, social, or nonprofit workYour typical day might include these activities:Conducting energy audits of HVAC systems at multifamily propertiesRecommending higher-efficiency HVAC alternatives for energy savings; especially central plant systemsPartnering with HVAC contractors/manufacturers to develop new high-efficiency HVAC system solutions for multifamily clientsPrepare and review proposals and options with the clientsLocation: US Remote (East Coast)Reports to: Technical Project DirectorSkill Level: 3+ years' experience in: HVAC design, installation, maintenance of HVAC systems for residential and commercial buildings; design new HVAC systems or find solutions for existing system problems and prepare estimates.Areas of Expertise: HVAC, Building Science, Energy Efficiency, Engineering, Green Certification or relatedCompensation: $75,000 (DOE)ICAST is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff and will honor your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. We strive to create and maintain a working environment that is inclusive, equitable and welcoming. ICAST is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.BenefitsCompany Health Insurance plan for the employee at no cost! (charges will be added for spouse and family coverage) Available Vision and Dental Insurance and Life Insurance coverage403b Retirement Savings Plan available on day 1Up to $400 in annual gym/fitness membership reimbursement through our healthcare program!Unlimited PTO